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George II (1683–1760), king of Great Britain and Ireland, and elector of Hanover

John Cannon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10539

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George II (1683–1760), king of Great Britain and Ireland, and elector of Hanover, son of Georg Ludwig, prince of Hanover (electoral prince 1692, elector 1698, king of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714) [see George I (1660–1727)], and Sophia Dorothea (1666–1726)...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945) ; European History

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